Twin Metals Minnesota has retained URS as the lead environmental consultant for the Twin Metals underground copper, nickel and platinum metals mine project in northern Minnesota, US.

The Twin Metals project covers 101km² in the Duluth Complex and consists of the Spruce Road, Nokomis, Maturi, and Birch Lake deposits.

URS will carry out an environmental impact study on the Twin Metals project, which is a proposed underground mine currently in the pre-feasibility stage.

The planning will be focused on optimisation of environmental responsibility and sustainability of the project.

Twin Metals is a joint venture between Duluth Metals and Antofagasta.